Vesna Jaksic Lowe is a New York-based freelance writer and communications consultant. She was previously the deputy director of communications at Physicians for Human Rights, an international advocacy organization; before that, she was a media strategist at the American Civil Liberties Union. Prior to joining the human-rights field, Jaksic Lowe was a reporter at The National Law Journal, a New York-based weekly publication, and at The Stamford Advocate and Greenwich Time newspapers in Connecticut. Her journalism has been honored with 12 awards from the Society of Professional Journalists, an international fellowship and a Special Achievement Award for immigration coverage from the International Institute of Connecticut.
Originally from Croatia, Jaksic Lowe has an M.S. in international affairs from The New School and a B.A. in communications from Hofstra University.